RIP Jawbone UP?
It was a tumultuous week for healthcare. Jawbone sold off its remaining UP trackers as it works on a 'Hail Mary' clinical-grade wearable. The biggest merger in payer history hit rocky road as Cigna and Anthem squabbled internally. Craving growth, Walgreens admitted inking the Theranos deal without validating its technology. And Congress lambasted CMS for failing to combat Medicare and Medicaid fraud, with one representative stating, “If you worked for me, you'd be fired this afternoon.” Yowch.
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IRS Ruling Is Obstacle To Healthcare Networks Promoted By Obama
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|Apixio||$19.3M||SSM Partners, First Analysis, Bain Capital Ventures||MedCity News|
|Lumiata||$10M||Intel Capital, Blue Cross Blue Shield Venture Partners, Sandbox Industries, Khosla Ventures||MedCity News|
|Wellth||$2M||AXA Strategic Ventures, B-Fore Capital, I2BF Venture Capital, Beta Bridge Ventures, AltaIR Capital||MobiHealthNews|
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